Support Student Argumentation with us this Spring!

Feb 26, 2018

Starting March 20, Drs. Sara Rutherford-Quach, Jeff Zwiers and Erika Moore Johnson at Stanford Graduate School of Education will offer Supporting Student Argumentation in English Language Arts and Social Studies, an online professional development course that focuses on student argumentation. The purpose of this course is to help teachers prepare students, and particularly language learners, to clearly communicate well-structured oral and written arguments about content-area concepts and topics.

Attention All Teacher Educators!

Oct 19, 2017

Understanding Language is asking for your help in identifying the tools and supports that we might develop for teacher educators who work with pre-service candidates whose students are bilingual and learning English. If you are an instructor whose courses address issues of language learners or students’ academic use of language, we would greatly appreciate you filling out this brief survey. Please also share this post with your colleagues and friends in these types of positions!